- The special dress or garb associated with an occasion or office. Often used in the plural: "shrouded from head to foot in the habiliments of the grave” ( Edgar Allan Poe). (noun)
- Clothes. (noun)
- Characteristic furnishings or equipment; trappings: surrounded by the habiliments of the television news industry. (noun)
- Dress or attire (noun)
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